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Sherin and Lodgen’s Robert M. Carney to receive BARCC’s Champion for Change Award

September 13, 2017

Sherin and Lodgen LLP is pleased to announce that Robert M. Carney, chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department and a partner in the Business Law Department, will receive the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center’s (BARCC) Champion for Change award. Carney is being recognized for his decade-long service as a generous ally to BARCC and ongoing advocacy for survivors. He will be honored at BARCC’s annual Champions for Change Gala & Auction, November 3, 2017, at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston. Sherin and Lodgen is also an event sponsor.

“Our annual Champions for Change Gala is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our most dedicated supporters, as well as the impact they have on survivors and the broader culture,” said BARCC Executive Director Gina Scaramella. “We’re extremely grateful for the generous support of sponsors, and supporters like Bob and Sherin and Lodgen. Their efforts make our work with survivors of sexual violence possible.”

Carney said, “I am privileged and flattered to accept this award in honor of the many survivors BARCC has supported throughout the years.  In our years of working with BARCC, my colleagues at S&L and I have been consistently inspired by the courage and strength of these survivors and the work being done by BARCC. I look forward to continuing my work with BARCC to advance their mission.”

About Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)

Since 1973, the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) has been a leader in the movement to end sexual violence. BARCC empowers survivors of sexual violence to heal and provides education and advocacy for the social change needed to prevent sexual violence. BARCC provides free, confidential support to survivors of sexual violence and their families and friends. It also works with high schools, colleges, police, organizations, and communities to advocate for change by providing training in how to respond to survivors and create cultures that prevent sexual violence in the first place. For more information, please visit www.barcc.org. Follow BARCC on social media: Twitter @barcc; Instagram @barccofficial; Facebook /barcc.org.